Monthly Archives: June 2018

It matters what we call older people

Judith Davey 29/06/2018 I once asked my students for examples of epithets used for older people. I got the usual: oldies, grey-hairs, wrinklies, geriatrics. And a new one, apparently from the USA – “geezers”. None were complimentary, but none as … Continue reading

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A new idea to fund your retirement

Dr Judith Davey 15/06/2018 Many of the (many) discussions about retirement income and about the financial aspects of retirement, talk about the “three pillars” model (originally put out by the World Bank in the 1990s), recognising that income in retirement … Continue reading

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